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Crab Linguine with Lemon & Basil


Crab Linguine with Lemon & Basil


3-4 cooked blue swimmer crabs, meat removed (or 300 g cooked crab meat)
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest
1 punnet cherry tomatoes
1 cup basil, washed
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 packet linguine
Salt and pepper


Boil a large pot of salted water and cook pasta (check packet for cooking time).

Heat olive oil in a fry pan on medium heat, add garlic and tomatoes, and cook for 2 minutes.

Add cooked pasta, lemon juice, lemon zest, basil, and crab and mix through to heat. Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve.


Serves 4.

Recipe and food photography courtesy of Master Fish Merchants’ Association of Australia